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Since no one seems to want to answer I'll try.

Amounts over $100,000 aren't deductible for house backed credit lines in the US. That's one problem. Also I work with a couple who tried that so they could heavily invest in the market that wss in late 1999. Needless to say they lost a LOT of money. As general rule, I think you should never borrow money to invest in stiocks.
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